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Botany Courses: BTNY 20100

Course Number

BTNY 20100

Description

This course, intended primarily for non-majors, covers the history of agriculture, with focus on the centers of origin of our major food, fiber, and medicinal plants, and their historical, cultural, and economic relevance. The course also surveys the biology of crop plants, with respect to taxonomy, anatomy, cell structure, physiology, development, and genetics. Discussions also center on the roles plant biotechnology may play in sustainable agriculture and in helping to alleviate problems caused by overpopulation and ecological stress.

Credit(s)

3

Offered

Spring Semester

Year

2015

Instructor(s)

Nick Carpita

Course Name

Plants and Civilization

Category

 

Attachments

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